Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering (Vehicle Dynamics)

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7106267 (Ref.No. EPSME1100)
Posted: July 25, 2022

Job Description

Are you an ambitious and enthusiastic researcher and educator looking for your next challenge? Do you have a strong research background within Mechanical Engineering? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading Universities? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?  

The School of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Leeds invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering. We are a highly-ranked academic department with a vibrant research culture and a commitment to excellence in our teaching. Our school has a track record of delivering high-quality research to meet the needs of industry and address major societal issues.

We are seeking candidates with an ambitious research vision, an ability to carry out excellent research and passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a leading research-intensive University. Applicants should have a PhD and we will offer appointees strong support and mentoring in order to allow you to progress your career at Leeds. We welcome applications from both academic and non-academic organizations and particularly encourage women and members of ethnic minorities or other under-represented groups to apply. 

For appointment as a Lecturer, you will be able to demonstrate an emerging reputation as a researcher, an involvement in grant applications, a track record of high quality publications in one or more of our research areas listed above and an interest in developing your delivery of student education in the field of Vehicle Dynamics and Control.  

Prior to applying, candidates are strongly encouraged to talk to staff members in the School and the wider university to identify how research activities align and to explore potential future opportunities.


What we offer in return

And much more!   


To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, for example if you are applying directly from industry, please contact:

Prof Martin Levesley, Head of School 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 2110 or email: [email protected] 


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Mechanical Engineering
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £34,304 to £40,927 p.a.
Working Time:  37.5 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 22 July 2022
Closing Date:  Sunday 21 August 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  EPSME1100


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